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Hakata no Mori to be Renamed Best Denki Stadium

Naming rights for one of Fukuoka’s largest sports facilities was awarded to Best Denki, a Fukuoka-based electronics and appliance reseller. The current nickname, Level Five Stadium, will be changed to Best Denki Stadium on March 1; however, it will likely be commonly referred to as Best-sta. The stadium has a capacity of approximately 21,500 and is the home of the J2 Avispa Fukuoka soccer team. During the Rugby World Cup Japan, three matches were played there. The fee for naming rights is 36 million yen per year, and this contract will run until 2023. Source: Mainichi Newspaper 01/09/2020

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Published: Jan 10, 2020 / Last Updated: Jan 10, 2020